The Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales (BHRC) lends its support to an open letter to the Egyptian Ambassador to the United Kingdom signed by 182 practising members of the Bar of England and Wales. The letter expresses dismay at the recent sentencing of the Al Jazeera journalists, Peter Greste, Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed.

See the public letter here.

See the response from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office here.